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Pollinator Festival

Lake Crabtree County Park

June 15, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Lake Crabtree is excited to host its seventh annual Pollinator Festival, in honor of National Pollinator Week, featuring games, crafts and other fun activities. Win prizes and cool stuff to take home, talk with local experts, and enjoy food vendors. 

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Crabtree Casters

Lake Crabtree County Park

June 19, 2019 @ 06:30 PM

Join park staff for an informal fishing experience for the whole family. Bring your own poles or borrow one of ours through the Tackle Loaner Program. Bait and basic instruction are provided. All participants 16 years and older must have a valid NC fishing license to participate. Preregistration is required.

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Storytime for Tots: Milkweeds and Monarchs

Lake Crabtree County Park

July 3, 2019 @ 01:00 PM

Discover nature, beginning with a story, followed by outdoor, hands-on nature exploration. Come prepared to actively participate with your child. First Wednesday of each month. Preregistration is required. Ages 2–6. Explore the milkweed plants in the park office garden and learn about the butterfly that depends on it: the Monarch! We will create our own butterflies and look for all of the...

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Crabtree Casters

Lake Crabtree County Park

July 3, 2019 - July 17, 2019 @ 06:30 PM

This event occurs monthly, on the first and third Wednesday of July.

Join park staff for an informal fishing experience for the whole family. Bring your own poles or borrow one of ours through the Tackle Loaner Program. Bait and basic instruction are provided. All participants 16 years and older must have a valid NC fishing license to participate. Preregistration is required.

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Free Fishing Day

Lake Crabtree County Park

July 4, 2019 @ 8:30 AM

Each year on July 4, North Carolina celebrates Free Fishing Day. This is the one day of the year when anyone can fish in NC public waters without having a fishing license. Come out to Lake Crabtree and test your hand at catch-and-release fishing. Park staff will be available to teach you the basics of casting and what types of fish are in the lake. All equipment and bait is provided by the...

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Birding with Vernon

Lake Crabtree County Park

July 6, 2019 - September 7, 2019 @ 08:30 AM

This event occurs monthly, on the first Saturday of July, August and September.

No preregistration required   Meet at the Waterwise Garden (first parking lot on right) Join our bird enthusiast, Vernon, for an easy walk while looking and listening for our feathered friends. Discover different types of birds and their habitats.​

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Sunset Canoe Trip

Lake Crabtree County Park

July 12, 2019 @ 07:30 PM

Join staff for a sunset paddle around the lake. We will explore "bird island", Crabtree Creek and other areas in search of herons, beaver, turtles, and more.​ This program is for ages 8 and up. Each registration is for one canoe, and all participants must be listed. Each canoe is limited to two or three people (if three; one of the three must be a child). An adult is required in each...

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Pollinator Festival

Lake Crabtree County Park

June 15, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Lake Crabtree is excited to host its seventh annual Pollinator Festival, in honor of National Pollinator Week, featuring games, crafts and other fun activities. Win prizes and cool stuff to take home, talk with local experts, and enjoy food vendors. 

View event details

Crabtree Casters

Lake Crabtree County Park

June 19, 2019 @ 06:30 PM

Join park staff for an informal fishing experience for the whole family. Bring your own poles or borrow one of ours through the Tackle Loaner Program. Bait and basic instruction are provided. All participants 16 years and older must have a valid NC fishing license to participate. Preregistration is required.

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Storytime for Tots: Milkweeds and Monarchs

Lake Crabtree County Park

July 3, 2019 @ 01:00 PM

Discover nature, beginning with a story, followed by outdoor, hands-on nature exploration. Come prepared to actively participate with your child. First Wednesday of each month. Preregistration is required. Ages 2–6. Explore the milkweed plants in the park office garden and learn about the butterfly that depends on it: the Monarch! We will create our own butterflies and look for all of the...

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Crabtree Casters

Lake Crabtree County Park

July 3, 2019 - July 17, 2019 @ 06:30 PM

This event occurs monthly, on the first and third Wednesday of July.

Join park staff for an informal fishing experience for the whole family. Bring your own poles or borrow one of ours through the Tackle Loaner Program. Bait and basic instruction are provided. All participants 16 years and older must have a valid NC fishing license to participate. Preregistration is required.

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Free Fishing Day

Lake Crabtree County Park

July 4, 2019 @ 8:30 AM

Each year on July 4, North Carolina celebrates Free Fishing Day. This is the one day of the year when anyone can fish in NC public waters without having a fishing license. Come out to Lake Crabtree and test your hand at catch-and-release fishing. Park staff will be available to teach you the basics of casting and what types of fish are in the lake. All equipment and bait is provided by the...

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Birding with Vernon

Lake Crabtree County Park

July 6, 2019 - September 7, 2019 @ 08:30 AM

This event occurs monthly, on the first Saturday of July, August and September.

No preregistration required   Meet at the Waterwise Garden (first parking lot on right) Join our bird enthusiast, Vernon, for an easy walk while looking and listening for our feathered friends. Discover different types of birds and their habitats.​

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Sunset Canoe Trip

Lake Crabtree County Park

July 12, 2019 @ 07:30 PM

Join staff for a sunset paddle around the lake. We will explore "bird island", Crabtree Creek and other areas in search of herons, beaver, turtles, and more.​ This program is for ages 8 and up. Each registration is for one canoe, and all participants must be listed. Each canoe is limited to two or three people (if three; one of the three must be a child). An adult is required in each...

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